Sourcebook of Scandinavian Furniture: Designs for the 21st Century

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2007 - House & Home - 304 pages
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Today, a new generation of designers continues that tradition, creating pieces that are functional, comfortable, and visually appealing. This book, the first American summary of modern Scandinavian design in more than two decades, updates the history of design in the Nordic nations, and illustrates more than 500 of the best current furniture from over 70 producers, most of them in full color. It also includes detailed product specifications and sources, biographies of important Nordic designers, and a comprehensive bibliography. It will appeal to everyone with an interest in modern furniture, as well as designers, architects, collectors, and students with a special interest in Scandinavian design.
 

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
9
Section 3
10
Section 4
11
Section 5
13
Section 6
64
Section 7
92
Section 8
122
Section 16
235
Section 17
242
Section 18
254
Section 19
266
Section 20
267
Section 21
273
Section 22
276
Section 23
280

Section 9
126
Section 10
185
Section 11
194
Section 12
195
Section 13
214
Section 14
216
Section 15
229
Section 24
283
Section 25
298
Section 26
299
Section 27
300
Section 28
302
Section 29
304
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About the author (2007)

Judith Gura is a professor at the New York School of Interior Design, where she directs the design history program and is coordinator of public programs. A graduate of Cornell University, she has a master’s degree in the history of the decorative arts from the Bard Graduate Center. She has worked on exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, the Whitney Museum, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Her published works include New York Interior Design, 1935-1985, Sourcebook of Scandinavian Furniture, Guide to Period Styles for Interiors, Harvey Probber: Modernist Furniture, Artworks and Design, and Edward Wormley: The Other Face of Modernism. She is a contributing editor for Art+Auction, and lectures frequently on interior design and furniture styles.

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